We have been given the hearts and minds to learn and to teach. As a species that relies on each other, for almost everything, the decision to be hateful and worse to encourage and teach it, knowing that our time together in this life is amazingly short, baffles the mind and hurts the heart. Loving … More Living Together
I’ve been asked who Team Rust is and why we go by that name. So I’ll try here to tell you who we are, how we came to be and what our mission has been and continues to be going forward. We are a small cadre of wannabe banditos exploring Americas past. I say cadre … More Team Rust
A friend of mine and I like riding around the high plains of the Pacific Northwest, specifically eastern Washington exploring old ghost towns and abandoned homesteads. Many, in this part of the country, date back to the mid 1800’s and just by looking at them you know these were hard times. Visiting old cemeteries is … More A Ghost Story (another Team Rust Adventure)
A short story of riding abandoned railroad tracks in Idaho … More Team Rust Rides The Rails in Idaho
Not sure why this hasn’t happened before now but finally a Road Trip to the Desert Southwest got scheduled. The plan is to depart Gig Harbor, Washington for points south and east toward southeastern Idaho then south towards Arches, Moab and The CanyonLands, Utah; The Mesa Verde in Colorado and on to Crown King, Arizona … More Desert Southwest ~ Road Trip
Astoria, Oregon is the city connected to Washington State by this beautiful bridge. It’s also the city we Washingtonians drive right through on our way to Oregons beautiful west coast. It’s not a city that many people stop in because you’re almost always on your way to somewhere else. After too many years of doing … More Astoria, Oregon
The Pacific Northwest is wet. We have rain forests. In the winter months it can rain a lot. So what does a person who is otherwise active, likes to hike, take photographs and generally just likes being outside and not confined to the living room with the TV do? You go outside and play anyway. … More Rainy Northwest Days. Stay Home or Get Out In It?